Crete Island

 

Creta Island: Crete is one of the most popular destinations in Greece.

Crete is one of the largest islands in Greece and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea.

It is hard to imagine the beauty of this island but when you start discovering the hidden beauty you will not want to stop.  However, despite the tourist development in some places, Crete Greece also keeps intact its unique character.

It’s used to be said that Crete has it all!! And it’s true.

Crete has kept her unique beauty, traditions, and the most important the people who  will be surprised by their traditional

Some worth visiting beaches are:

Red Beach is one of the most beautiful and famous beaches of Thira. There you can enjoy swimming in warm water as well as lying on a beach chair surrounded by black and red pebbles!

Right next to the Red beach there is a cove known as the White Beach. The highlight of this beach is that even though it’s covered with black pebbles, the cliffs surrounding the place are white creating this way a harmonically contrasted environment.

You can also visit the beach of Kamari which is covered in black sand, situated on the southern part of the island. The area is extremely mesmerizing, especially at night when the rock shines in the dark. This resort is family friendly, and you can choose among many activities like water sports, as well as diving.

Perivolos beach, on the other hand, is famous for its tranquillity and its sparkling azure blue waters. Despite the fact that it’s an unorganized beach, on the beachfront, there are plenty of taverns and restaurants where you can eat fresh fish and try so many other traditional delicacies.

Some activities you might find interesting:

-Donkey-riding at the scenic narrow streets of the island

-Go hiking from Fira to Oia (via Firostefani and Imerovigli) or from Fira to Nea Kameni Volcano where you will gaze some breathtaking views. (As the trails’ ground is rough it is better to avoid wearing flip-flops).

-Visiting Museums: Koutsoyannopoulos Wine Museum/ Winery,  Santorini of the past, Santozeum, Caldera, Santorini Arts Factory, Thira’s Archaeological Museum

-Make an island hop! Take the ferry from Oia to Thirasia (the fare is very low).

*Santorini is one of the most romantic places on earth especially for couples and newlyweds who wish to spend their precious moments surrounded by the idyllic ambience of the island. The most iconic moment that everyone captures in a photograph is the time of the sunset at Oia, during which the area is incarnadined with silky and warm tones of red and orange, giving the impression that the sky is on fire.

For those who are thinking of making a wedding proposal,  Santorini is undeniably the most ideal setting!  Don’t hesitate! Make sure you have the ring, take your other half by the hand and just pop the question!

And as they say: LIVE YOUR MYTH IN SANTORINI!

 

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